FB, which publishes earnings after the closing bell on Wednesday, continues to fail to meet my implied volatility standard. The IV percentile is presently the 44th. I'll move forward with further analysis if it rises to the 50th or above during the day.
Three stocks qualify for trades coinciding with earnings announcements under my small lots strategy. They are BMY, ELY and SXC. A fourth, WGP, was eliminated from consideration due to calendar change.
-- Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, July 27, 2016References
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Small Lots: A new strategy discusses the thinking behind the analysis that identified these trades and can be read here. The symbols noted in this post are intended fortrading on a commission-free platform such as Robinhood Financial.
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